Convex plate

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 23.6 cm (1 3/4 x 9 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2344

Medium or Technique

Limestone (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is white veined with black. The Horus name of Khaba is incised on the inside. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition